March 29, 2022
Jeevan Vasagar on the Secrets of Singapore’s Success
By Sebastian Strangio
Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s other founders "were skillful in seizing their inheritance of geography and history and deploying it effectively."
March 03, 2022
Singapore’s PAP: The Politics of Dominance
By Shashi Jayakumar
What factors best explain the remarkable longevity of the People's Action Party?
August 23, 2019
What Lies Ahead for Singapore’s Succession Dynamics?
By Erin Cook
This year’s iteration of the prime minister’s National Day Rally speech was scrutinized for a sense of the country’s political future.
December 05, 2018
Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Michael Barr.
June 27, 2017
Squabbling Lees Highlight Singapore’s Dynastic Dilemma
By Michael Barr
The dispute within the city-state’s ruling family has severe consequences for the future of the country and its leaders.
June 17, 2017
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
By Luke Hunt
An ongoing family feud erupted this week in the city-state.
March 28, 2017
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
By Wen-Qing Ngoei
Singapore's rise can't be separated from the context of the Cold War in Southeast Asia.
December 05, 2016
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
By Chen Nahui and Xue Li
LKY's efforts to balance between China and the US still shape Singaporean diplomacy, including on the South China Sea.
November 24, 2016
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
By David Hutt
The region is not immune from a trend we are witnessing globally.
March 03, 2016
Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
By Michael Y.P. Ang
How did Lee Kuan Yew arrive at his conclusion that voter bias existed in the Republic?
November 30, 2015
Asia’s Political Dynasties
By Paul French
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.
October 30, 2015
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
By Mong Palatino
The year 1965 is politically significant in several Southeast Asian states.